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Pariah Planet

By: Murray Leinster
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Pariah Planet" is a science fiction novella written by Murray Leinster. This gripping story is about in a destiny in which humans have colonized various planets, and it explores subject matters of prejudice, social isolation, and the outcomes of intolerance. The story revolves around Calhoun, a government agent tasked with investigating the planet of Fenris. Fenris is taken into consideration a "pariah planet" due to the fact its population, known as Parahumans, had been ostracized and marginalized because of their genetic variations, which have given them unique talents and bodily characteristics. Calhoun's mission is to evaluate the situation on Fenris and decide whether the Parahumans pose a threat to the interstellar community. However, upon arriving on this planet, he discovers that the Parahumans aren't the dangerous beings they’ve been portrayed as. In truth, they have got advanced a nonviolent and thriving society, using their special capabilities for the betterment in their community. As Calhoun delves deeper into Fenris society, he uncovers a web of prejudice and discrimination that has saved the Parahumans remoted for generations. The novella explores the consequences of judging others based on variations and highlights the significance of empathy and know-how. "Pariah Planet" is a concept-scary paintings of science fiction that demanding situations societal norms and stereotypes, emphasizing the want for tolerance and popularity in a diverse and interconnected universe.

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Murray Leinster

Murray Leinster (June 16, 1896 – June 8, 1975) was a pen name used by William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an American writer of genre fiction, primarily science fiction. He wrote and published almost 1500 short stories and essays, 14 film scripts, and hundreds of radio and television plays. Leinster Jenkins, the son of George B. Jenkins and Mary L. Jenkins, was born in Norfolk, Virginia. His father was a bookkeeper. Despite the fact that both parents were born in Virginia, the family resided in Manhattan in 1910, according to the Federal Census. Despite being a high school dropout, he began working as a freelance writer before World War I. His debut tale, "The Foreigner," appeared in the May 1916 issue of H. L. Mencken's literary magazine The Smart Set, two months before his twentieth birthday. Leinster contributed 10 more tales in the magazine over the next three years; in a September 2022 interview, Leinster's daughter noted that Mencken advocated using a pseudonym for non-Smart Set work. Leinster served in the United States Army and the Committee of Public Information during World War I (1917-1918). His writing began to appear in pulp magazines such as Argosy, Snappy Stories, and Breezy Stories during and after the war. He continued to be published in Argosy into the 1950s.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 96Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359322857
  • ISBN-13:9789359322858
  • Item Weight: 144g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.74mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / General